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Optimizing the Definition of Proximal Junctional Kyphosis: A Sensitivity Analysis

Lovecchio, Francis; Lafage, Renaud; Line, Breton; More

Health Services Research

The Influence of Covid-19 on Utilization of Epidural Procedures in Managing Chronic Spinal Pain in the Medicare Population

Manchikanti, Laxmaiah; Pampati, Vidyasagar; Knezevic, Nebojsa Nick; More


Long-term Clinical, Radiographic, and Cost Analysis of Corrective Spine Surgery for Adult Symptomatic Lumbar Deformity with a Mean of 7.5 years’ Follow-up

Yagi, Mitsuru; Shimizu, Toshiyuki; Suzuki, Satoshi; More

Cervical Spine

Deterioration after Surgery for Degenerative Cervical Myelopathy: An Observational Study from the Canadian Spine Outcomes and Research Network

Evaniew, Nathan; Burger, Lukas Dominik; Dea, Nicolas; More


Health-related Quality of Life of Patients with Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis at Least 40 years after Surgery

Akazawa, Tsutomu; Kotani, Toshiaki; Sakuma, Tsuyoshi; More


Management of Anticoagulation/Antiplatelet Medication and Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis in Elective Spine Surgery: Concise Clinical Recommendations Based on a modified Delphi Process

Zuckerman, Scott L.; Leung, Eric; Streiff, Michael B.; More

Cervical Spine

Using Electrical Stimulation of the Ulnar Nerve Trunk to Predict Postoperative Improvement in Hand Clumsiness in Patients with Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy

Murata, Shizumasa; Takami, Masanari; Endo, Toru; More


Female Sex and Supine Proximal Lumbar Lordosis are Associated with the Size of the LLIF “Safe Zone” at L4-5

Fourman, Mitchell S.; Alluri, Ram Kiran; Sarmiento, J Manuel; More

Cervical Spine

Facet Distraction and Dysphagia: A Prospective Evaluation of this Common Post-Operative Issue Following Anterior Cervical Spine Surgery

Kanhere, Arun P.; Paziuk, Taylor; Lambrechts, Mark J.; More

Cervical Spine

Development and External Validation of A Risk Calculator for Prediction of Major Complications and Readmission after Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion

Shah, Akash A.; Devana, Sai K.; Lee, Changhee; More


Should Global Realignment Be Tailored to Frailty Status for Patients Undergoing Surgical Intervention for Adult Spinal Deformity?

Passias, Peter G.; Williamson, Tyler K.; Krol, Oscar; More


Pelvic Non-Response Following Treatment of Adult Spinal Deformity: Influence of Realignment Strategies on Occurrence

Passias, Peter G.; Pierce, Katherine E.; Williamson, Tyler K.; More


The Benefit of Addressing Malalignment In Revision Surgery for Proximal Junctional Kyphosis Following ASD Surgery

Passias, Peter G.; Krol, Oscar; Williamson, Tyler K.; More